“My Child – Mothers of War” is an honest look into the lives of American mothers who have dealt with sending their sons to war.!"
STAGE RAW RECOMMENDS ⭐️⭐️⭐️ PICK OF THE WEEK! ⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This is obviously a labor of love for all those involved, and they make it rewarding, even when it is sometimes harrowing." TOP 10
"Especially moving...heart wrenching...played with deep conviction...There are several welcome lighthearted moments in the play...thanks to (director) Angeliki Giannakopoulos."
- BROADWAY WORLD
"Astonishing piece of theatre...innovative...a brilliant star-studded cast!" -ARTS IN LA
"I had the great privilege of being among the first-nighters knocked out by Angeliki Giannakopoulos’ innovative stage adaptation of her award-winning PBS documentary MY CHILD: MOTHER OF WAR"
- BITTER LEMONS
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The play is comprised of mothers, a rich human dictionary, defining and re-defining the meaning of the words patriotism, peace, loyalty, democracy, duty, and sacrifice. The ramifications of the war are discussed powerfully within the play, but in a way that focuses with our common humanity.
The women represent very different opinions about war, politics, social, and cultural issues. Despite these strong differences, as mothers they all share a limitless love for their children – children who have been killed, maimed, and are in daily peril of their lives or who have the courage to refuse service. All they want is a world in which they can live in peace, but at what cost?